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8 Tips you need to know before a Wisdom tooth extraction Newington, CT

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The removal of impacted wisdom teeth is a crucial surgical procedure. – Follow this pre-operative procedure before the surgery. This will minimize unnecessary complications and pain during and after the tooth extraction.

The following instructions given by Dr. Ranjitha Mukund, Green Meadow Dental at 3579 B Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06111 will help you to undergo smooth and safe tooth extraction surgery.

To do before an extraction –

  1. Keep your mouth clean prior to surgery. You need to brush and floss thoroughly before the surgery. This will reduce the amount of bacteria in the mouth and any chances of infection during tooth extraction procedure.
  1. Do not eat or drink for 6 hours prior to surgical procedure. In case you have eaten anything accidentally prior to wisdom tooth surgery, inform your dentist immediately.
  1. If you have to take any regular medicine, consult your doctor before the extraction and take medications as directed.
  1. Alcoholic beverages should be avoided 24 hours before the surgery. 
  1. Do not smoke for 12 hours prior to the procedure.
  1. Contact lenses, any kind of jewelry, make-up and dentures should be removed prior to surgery.
  1. Wear loose fitting and comfortable clothing for the procedure.

  2. The patient should be accompanied by a responsible adult, as after the surgery you may feel a little groggy and uncomfortable.

The whole procedure of wisdom tooth extraction can be a little frightening and painful, but following the above instructions, you can make this experience more comfortable and painless.

Families from Southington  find the easy drive to Newington well worthwhile because or our expertise and modern facilities, our friendly dental team and the relaxing disposition of Dr. Mukund.

In case you have more questions regarding wisdom tooth extraction, please contact  Green Meadow Dental at 3579 B Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06111 (860)-865-0056. We also service patients from surrounding areas including Portland, Farmington and Newville. 

Remember to watch  our videos before you go for a wisdom tooth extraction!

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